Nursing Program

This program aims to prepare students for entry level general nursing career in all levels of health care while imbibing in them lifelong learning, and research skills. The 4 levels of the program start with introductory courses in Basic Medical Sciences, Fundamentals of Nursing, First Aid, Applied Hygiene, and General University requirement courses. Thereafter the complexity of courses gradually increases across the three years exposing the students to Medical Surgical Nursing, Maternal and Child Health, Aged Care, Psychiatric Nursing, and other specialized areas. The students also take courses that enhance Study skills such as Scientific Study, Education Studies along with statistics, ethics, legal aspects, and research skills Research Skills. The program concludes with a Bachelor Project and Internship.

Elective courses are offered in Semester 8 – Training, Communication and Counselling Programs, Care of Specific Patients Groups with Health Problems, Clinical Research. The student has the privilege to choose an elective of interest. Management and Leadership courses are offered to harness and equip the students to function as competent nursing leaders and graduate health professionals. As mandated by Ministry of Higher Education Entrepreneurship course is included in the program.

Research courses spread across 3 semesters starting from Semester 5 to Semester 7, which provide an in depth understanding on the research process. The program also requires the student to complete individual research projects before graduation.

Practical Courses are offered from Semester 3 to Semester 7 that are enhanced by laboratory practice and clinical training. The nursing laboratories are equipped with models, simulators, mannequins and other laboratory equipment, which ensure achievement of professional practice skills. In Semester 8, students are exposed in tertiary care settings for Clinical Internship. It offers opportunity for the students to be trained in specialized areas of nursing practice.

The program has the following objectives:

  • To equip students with skills of life-long learning.
  • Delivering international professional certifications.
  • To enable graduates to contribute to the welfare of the community by ensuring understanding of professional and ethical practice in nursing.


Students Learning Outcomes:
  • Knowledge and Understanding Skills:
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts, principles, theories and models related to sociobiological sciences and health.
    • Explain the promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of health towards the improvement of population health across the lifespan.
  • Course-Specific Skills:
    • Perform clinical care competently across lifespan in various healthcare settings.
    • Apply effective communication and ethico-legal skills in the management of client centered care.
  • Thinking Skills:
    • Design nursing care management utilizing problem solving and decision-making skills in the provision of ethical and safe care.
    • Integrate reliable evidence from credible sources to guide clinical judgment and practice.
  • General and Transferable Skills:
    • Exhibit leadership and management skills, flexibility and adaptability to the demands of the changing environment.
    • Recognize the need for life-long learning in various fields.

UOB

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Graduation Plan

Total: 130.0 C.H.

Course Code Course Title Sem Prerequisite Credit Hour

ARAB 100

Arabic Language

1 & 2

FENG 003

3.0

SOCI 100

Oman Society

1 & 2

FENG 003

1.0

ESPU 165

English for Nursing I

1 & 2

FENG 003

2.0

HSCR 101

Human Anatomy and Physiology

1

FENG 003

4.0

NURS 103

Fundamentals of Nursing - 1

1

FENG 003
HSCR 101

3.0

NURS 109

Psychosocial Sciences

1

FENG 003

3.0

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